Looks like a few of you guys are noticing that too. Really defies logic.
They've played that way for the last decade it seems. The one season I recall where they were aggressive (at least more aggressive) was the season they won the east. Coincidence, maybe, but they aren't built for passive trap hockey.
NAIL YAKUPOV. The next generational player. IF Canadiens get him...it'll have Ovechkin, Crosby effect on this franchise...it's the ONLY way to win nowadays. Gauthier better do right thing and tank even if it means trading an asset like a Pacioretty or any other young players only Price and Subban untouchables...gotta somehow find a way to finish in the bottom